htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary Review: Deadly Imprecision

htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary Price: $19.99 System(s): Vita Release Date: February 24, 2015 Publisher (Developer): NIS America (NIS America) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Blood and Fantasy Violence I am not the Invisible Woman. This means I’ve been forced to deal with an array of unpleasantness in my life that could have been solved by a more »


One Piece Treasure Cruise Review: Puzzle and Dragons, Minus Puzzles, Plus Punching

One Piece Treasure Cruise Price: Free (microtransactions) System(s): Mobile Release Date: February 4, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Namco Bandai ESRB Rating: N/A As a One Piece fan, from back at the tail end of the 4Kids days (shout-out to the folks from even before that), it’s still hard for me to process Bandai Namco’s recent streak of game localizations. For a more »


Link is the Creepiest Element in Majora’s Mask 3D

I’ve written quite a bit now about The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask, even before the announcement of the 3DS remake. The original game made a lasting impression on me, as did the atmosphere of the doomed world of Termina. But playing through the game again in its handheld version helped me realize something. For more »


ZRRO introduces hover technology controller

Love mobile gaming, but hate only having a tiny screen to work with? Tried other Android-to-tv gadgets, only to find out they sucked? Well, the ZRRO (pronounced Zero) is supposedly the answer to all those troubles. The ZRRO box is a powerful, Android-based micro-console, and it works with the ZRRO pad, a one of a more »

Here’s Your February 20, 2015 Indie Game Bundle Update

Guess what indie game bundle fans? We have an even 30 bundles to choose from this week. You can’t beat that! What’s really nice is that most of the indie game bundles this week have games that have never been in bundles before, so you’ll have a chance to add all new titles, without duplicates, more »

Pokemon Academy Spotlight: Onix

After watching a level 40-something Onix pulverize level 10 Pokemon all day via Twitch Plays Pokemon, I felt it might be appropriate to spotlight him on this week’s Pokemon Spotlight. Onix is certainly a beastly looking Pokemon, and whether you got your start in the franchise with the original Red and Blue titles or through more »

Aeternoblade Review: Test your Patience

Aeternoblade Price: $14.99 System(s): PS Vita (Nintendo 3DS) Release Date: February 11, 2015 (3DS Feb. 18) Publisher (Developer): Corecell Technology (Corecell Technology) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Fantasy Violence, Mild Language and Mild Suggestive Themes Through either personal experience or media, you’re probably familiar with the iconic “Strong Man” competitions that crop up at fairs and carnivals. Colorful carnies invite more »

NIS America announces Rodea, Disgaea 5, and Danganronpa Another Episode

Hug your 3DS, PS3, Vita, and Wii U tight tonight, folks, because all four systems are going to be getting some great games. NIS America help a press even on February 19, 2015, at which three major games were announced. Brace yourself, because two were expected and one 100%, absolutely wasn’t. The most obvious was, more »

This week on the PlayStation Store, February 17, 2015

This week is a doozy. Another PS4 board game, British dudes shooting werewolves, a fancy version of a big fighting game and… Q*Bert??? We have an interesting list of games, and yet another big sale. Those seem to be happening pretty frequently lately. Hooray! PS4 Dead or Alive 5 Last Round ($39.99) This is exactly more »

$450 at GameStop gets you a PS4 bundle with PSTV and PlayStation Plus

Those still relying on their PS3s and waiting for the right opportunity to upgrade might have found their perfect moment. GameStop has a deal that can give someone every current, Sony system. Say hello to one of the best $450 PS4 bundles. This GameStop exclusive, PS4 bundle, cobbled together by the retailer, has everything someone more »

Nintendo eShop Update for February 19, 2015

I’m going to go ahead and phone in today’s eShop update. I feel like I’m justified, because Nintendo is phoning it in too. There are only five new games this week, so nothing distracts from Kirby and the Rainbow Curse. All we get are 2 games and 1 game. There aren’t even any appealing eShop more »

Vita has a bad Crossy Road clone

Remember PlayStation Mobile? You’ll be forgiven if you don’t, since Android devices aren’t really supported anymore and the Vita is the only thing that uses it. But even if it did slip your mind, it still exists, and new releases still appear on its storefront. Unsurprisingly, one of them is a Crossy Road clone. Crossy more »